[m-rev.] Upgrade Boehm GC to 7.6.0

Paul Bone paul at bone.id.au
Wed Sep 21 11:52:47 AEST 2016

On Wed, Sep 21, 2016 at 09:29:14AM +1000, Julien Fischer wrote:
> Hi,
> On Tue, 20 Sep 2016, Zoltan Somogyi wrote:
> >On Tue, 20 Sep 2016 18:02:16 +1000 (AEST), Julien Fischer <jfischer at opturion.com> wrote:
> >>>I've tested this with hlc.gc, hlc.par.gc, asm_fast.gc, asm_fast.par.gc.stseg
> >>>on x86_64 Linux.  If anyone would like to test on other platforms that'd be
> >>>good, but it's also okay to test this once its on master.
> >>
> >>Go and ahead and commit it to master.  I'll take a look at it on OS X
> >>and Windows after you do that.
> >
> >I am afraid this broke my setup. I use Ubuntu 13.10, and it does
> >NOT have libtool installed, which is why I get errors such as these
> >(extracted from the output of make):
> Paul, I thought you had removed the dependency on libtool; has it crept
> back in somewhere?

The best I could do last time was to commit the files that libtool
generates, so that it's not needed during normal builds.  I'm currently
setting up an environment similar to Zoltan's without libtool so that I can
see more of what is happening.  Maybe my change didn't go through when
Zoltan did his testing or maybe I screwed up, not sure.

Paul Bone

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